Commercial Accountant

Prince Personnel Limited
Telford, Telford and Wrekin
20 May 2017
19 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Commercial Accountant
Monday – Friday
Circa £35,000 + benefits

Prince Personnel are recruiting a Commercial Accountant for a well-established company based in Telford. Reporting to the Head of Finance this is a new role to the business and the purpose of the role is to analyse customer/product margins, provide margin transparency & implement required measures to ensure that target margins are attained. As this is a new role, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to make a real difference and make the role their own.


• Provide analysis of customer terms & rebates as well as general cost of doing business with customers
• Provide analysis of customer and article profitability (regular Contribution Margin & Portfolio analysis including initiation of counter-steering measures)
• Provide analysis for effective management of sales promotions & sales activity to ensure achievement of promotional efficiency targets for the relevant business.
• Analysis and assembling of the proposed annual sales plan / budget
• Support the business with the annual budgeting, Forecast 1 and Forecast 2 as well as annual closing processes
• Provide analysis of internal sales data to reveal trends and relationships
• Attend regular sales and marketing meetings
• Provide analysis of the relevant costs as a factor in setting product sales prices
• Review new sales opportunities, ensuring the proposed commercial plan delivers expected key measures
• Provide commercial activity reporting to Senior Management
• Support & development of financial and sales tools
• Coordination and communication of change in regular reporting
• Continuous improvement of efficiency in area of responsibility

Essential Attributes

• Advanced Excel skills including pivot tables and Vlookups
• University degree with specialisation in Finance & Accounting
• 5 years of business experience in area of Financial Analysis
• Possess the necessary gravitas & business acumen to influence & advise senior management on areas where target margin not being achieved
• Demonstrate knowledge of & exposure to budget & forecasting processes
• Experience in international Business would be advantageous

We will carefully consider your details and advise you if we're able to progress with your application within 72 hours. If you do not hear from us within this time your details won’t be retained. So, if you're not successful on this occasion, do continue to respond to future roles we advertise. In the meantime, all good wishes and continued success with your search for employment.

About Us
Prince Personnel are an employment agency working on behalf of our client. Whether you’re seeking a new permanent position, temporary assignment or contract you’ll find us easy to deal with. Located in thriving Telford, we focus on jobs in Shropshire, Staffordshire and North Wales. Prince Personnel specialise in commercial, accounts and finance and technical recruitment. With the best jobs around we are an independent agency working hard for you.

Reference: KT21126A